'Maranatha', a Bruce Roberts Mauritius 43' Steel Cutter for Sale
by Phil Bailey
(Brunswick Heads N,S,W, Australia)
S/Y MARANATHA FOR SALE - $95,000 Aus
'Maranatha' has circumnavigated the globe. She was our home until last year and is moored at ILUKA New South Wales Australia. She's ready to sail the world.
Further photos etc on www.maranatha.id.au.
'Maranatha' is a Bruce Roberts designed 43 ft centre cockpit steel cutter rigged sloop.
She was slipped and antifouled in September 2018.
All the rigging was replaced in October 2017
Excellent survey report for insurance completed while on the slip in September 2018. Currently insured “agreed value” for $160,000.
Top up with fuel and provisions and this vessel is ready for long distance off-shore cruising.
Niad 2.5 RIB
9 HP Tohatsu outboard
Quintrex 2.4 aluminium dinghy
3.3 HP Mariner outboard
Full complement of fenders
Full length Jack lines
Outboard crane for Tohatsu motor
Water catchment on cockpit roof
1 metre high stainless-steel safety railings
This vessel has circumnavigated the world and is fully fitted out for ocean cruising including crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, etc.
Boxes of shackles, rigging screws, blocks, plumbing, electrical and assorted bits and pieces accumulated over the years. Too much and varied to list separately.
Awnings for cockpit sides
Awnings for boom sides
Shade cloths for cockpit windows
Custom made cushions for cockpit seats
Super Snorkel Honda powered hooker fully equipped for two divers
Quantity of tools including swaging tools, bolt cutters and other assorted things useful for work on the vessel.
Sea Safe 4 man life raft in canister on deck plus assorted grab bags.
Headsail – Tasker roller furling jib
Staysail – Doyle Frazer roller furling
Mainsail – Doyle Frazer with three reefs
Extra sails include – New storm trysail; MPS; Yankee, spare mainsail.
Mainsail on Selden Furlex furler
Staysail on Reef furler
AirX wind generator
4x80 watt solar panels (wired in two banks, each bank separately regulated)
House batteries – 4x120 amp hour 6-volt deep cycle batteries (wired in two banks of 12 volts separately monitored with battery monitoring instruments). (Batteries 15 months old)
Engine battery –770CCA battery. (Battery new October 2018)
Engine and house batteries are interconnected by an automatic change-over switch, so one can charge the other when battery voltages allow.
Separate manual interconnect switch to join engine and house batteries should engine battery fail
Separate anchor windlass battery in anchor locker interconnected to the engine battery through a circuit breaker
240 volt outlets in galley, saloon and aft cabin supplied from inverter or external power
240 volt outlets protected by RCD breaker.
3 stage 40 amp battery charger fully wired in
Icom HF radio and tuner
HF antenna incorporated in starboard backstay
GME VHF DSC radio in cockpit
Icom VHF DSC radio in navigation station
GME VHF hand held radio
Pioneer Stereo/AM/FM/Short Wave radio/CD player. Speakers in saloon and aft cabin.
65 HP Fiat Iveco engine
Separate fuel polishing system
Jackmaster oil filtering system
2x230 litres fuel tanks
Parallel lines to separate primary fuel filters so filters can be changed over without stopping the engine.
Starter motor complete,
several fuel filters, primary and final filters.
several oil filters,
several Jackmaster filters,
Salt water pump plus extra impellors,
33 kg Rocna main anchor
80 mtrs 10mm short link proof tested chain
Danforth anchor for kedge
100 mtrs 25 mm nylon rope for Danforth anchor
20 kg Plough anchor
20ft ParaAnchor parachute anchor
100 mtrs 25mm braided nylon rope for parachute anchor
Nielson electric vertical windlass (chain and rope) and some spares
Pressure saltwater outlet in anchor locker with hose to clean anchor and chain
780 litres in 2 stainless steel tanks and one fibreglass tank
Large in-line water filter and several spare cartridges
Small watermaker with spare parts
Simrad NSS8 chartplotter and GPS
Simrad wind instruments interfaced with chartplotter
Active AIS system interfaced with chartplotter
Coursemaster 850i autopilot and some spares interfaced with chartplotter
Electronic charts for Australia, Pacific, South America, Atlantic and Mediterranean.
Paper charts for most of the round the world trip
Navman combination log, depth sounder and sea water temperature unit
Interphase forward looking colour sonar
Garmin hand held GPS
Hydrovane wind steering system and some spares
Masthead tricolour light and anchor lights can be automatically turned on and off at sun-set/ sun-rise.
Provision for three gas bottles on aft deck
New hoses and cut-off solenoid valve and regulator fitted September 2018
New gas detector system in galley and engine bilge fitted September 2018
Gas hot water heater in shower cubical
Gas two burner stove with oven and grill
Gas BBQ on push-pit rail